164 episodes

Welcome to the Alright-est social science podcast on the Internet! A book read/podcast where some psychologists go through open-source (if-available) psychology textbooks and offer commentary and real-world application on each topics. Sometimes with special guests!!!

Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/
Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/
Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy
Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos
Theme Music By: Jordan Jones

Psychosocial Distancing Daniel Chadborn and Thomas Brooks

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Welcome to the Alright-est social science podcast on the Internet! A book read/podcast where some psychologists go through open-source (if-available) psychology textbooks and offer commentary and real-world application on each topics. Sometimes with special guests!!!

Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/
Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/
Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy
Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos
Theme Music By: Jordan Jones

    Episode 150: CAPE Book Club 13: Surprise! Its Capitalism

    Episode 150: CAPE Book Club 13: Surprise! Its Capitalism

    Episode 150 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into something new, with a discussion of FAN PSYCHOLOGY! This Spring we are going to be going chapter to chapter in a book we both co-authored. Here you will find commentary, discussion, and insights on what drives fan behavior!



    In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss materialism in fandom to celebrate 150 episodes. Back to our roots, discussing our love of consumption of fan materials, collecting, and what drives people to purchase on the things they identify with.



    PSD Website: ⁠https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/⁠

    Thomas' Webpage: ⁠https://sexography.org/⁠

    Thomas' Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy⁠

    Daniel's Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos⁠

    Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

    • 28 min
    Episode 149: CAPE Book Club 12: People Be Feeling Things

    Episode 149: CAPE Book Club 12: People Be Feeling Things

    Episode 149 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into something new, with a discussion of FAN PSYCHOLOGY! This Spring we are going to be going chapter to chapter in a book we both co-authored. Here you will find commentary, discussion, and insights on what drives fan behavior!



    In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss emotions in the context of what media we consume and what groups we are apart of. We talk O.J. Simpson, Palestine and Ukraine, and Star Wars in relation to emotional states, the celebrity/reality TV environment, and how it’s all used to manipulate us into our next topic…



    PSD Website: ⁠https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/⁠

    Thomas' Webpage: ⁠https://sexography.org/⁠

    Thomas' Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy⁠

    Daniel's Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos⁠

    Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

    • 20 min
    Episode 148: CAPE Book Club 11: Positive Stress

    Episode 148: CAPE Book Club 11: Positive Stress

    Episode 148 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into something new, with a discussion of FAN PSYCHOLOGY! This Spring we are going to be going chapter to chapter in a book we both co-authored. Here you will find commentary, discussion, and insights on what drives fan behavior!



    In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss positive stress. What seems to be a contradiction is an important aspect of engaging with entertainment and our interests. From Internet drama to second-hand embarrassment, to edge of your seat excitement, eustress is something we all seek to some degree.



    PSD Website: ⁠https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/⁠

    Thomas' Webpage: ⁠https://sexography.org/⁠

    Thomas' Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy⁠

    Daniel's Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos⁠

    Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

    • 18 min
    Episode 147: CAPE Book Club 10: People Be Going Places

    Episode 147: CAPE Book Club 10: People Be Going Places

    Episode 147 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into something new, with a discussion of FAN PSYCHOLOGY! This Spring we are going to be going chapter to chapter in a book we both co-authored. Here you will find commentary, discussion, and insights on what drives fan behavior!



    In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss how fans escape into their interests to relieve stress and relax. We don’t have a ton to say, but chat a bit about escapism and how people be going places.



    PSD Website: ⁠https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/⁠

    Thomas' Webpage: ⁠https://sexography.org/⁠

    Thomas' Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy⁠

    Daniel's Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos⁠

    Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

    • 14 min
    Episode 146: CAPE Book Club 9: Novel Experiences

    Episode 146: CAPE Book Club 9: Novel Experiences

    Episode 146 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into something new, with a discussion of FAN PSYCHOLOGY! This Spring we are going to be going chapter to chapter in a book we both co-authored. Here you will find commentary, discussion, and insights on what drives fan behavior!



    In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss Twitch meta content (mostly Daniel as odd Internet drama is his sought novel experience), content creator terms of conditions and how all of that might fit into novel online experiences. What do you seek out? What is the line between



    PSD Website: ⁠https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/⁠

    Thomas' Webpage: ⁠https://sexography.org/⁠

    Thomas' Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy⁠

    Daniel's Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos⁠

    Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

    • 25 min
    Episode 145: CAPE Book Club 8: Seeking Social Balance

    Episode 145: CAPE Book Club 8: Seeking Social Balance

    Episode 145 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into something new, with a discussion of FAN PSYCHOLOGY! This Spring we are going to be going chapter to chapter in a book we both co-authored. Here you will find commentary, discussion, and insights on what drives fan behavior!



    In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss how belonging and engaging with others serves as a core motivator for engaging in fandom. Specifically we discuss the dual social processes of self-determination and optimal distinctiveness (belonging, but also maintaining uniqueness).



    PSD Website: ⁠https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/⁠

    Thomas' Webpage: ⁠https://sexography.org/⁠

    Thomas' Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy⁠

    Daniel's Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos⁠

    Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Horsehair Braider ,

Fascinating!

Really interesting conversations on a variety of topics. I’m always happy when a new episode shows up in my feed. Highly recommended.

Diner Kenobi ,

Another Happy Landing

Like a cup of Jawa Juice for the soul.

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